Philippines

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 7000 islands, countless experiences

We might be a little biased, but the Philippines is . With more than 7000 islands and 81 provinces, this is a country with so much to offer. Whether you like uninhabited islands, ancient rice terraces or sprawling metropolises, you’re bound to find it in the Philippines. Plus, with the warmest locals you’ll ever meet and a vast understanding of English, the Philippines is as backpacker-friendly as it gets.

BEST TIME TO VISIT

Dry Season: November to April

CURRENCY

$1 USD = 52 Philippine Pesos (PHP)

Philippines Travel Blogs

THE RUINS BANTAYAN ISLAND: Cliff Jumping Spot

THE RUINS BANTAYAN ISLAND: Cliff Jumping Spot

Bantayan Island is a destination best known for its picturesque beaches, but another popular tourist spot slightly left field is The Ruins Bantayan. Typically when you hear of ruins in the Philippines, you think of the remnants of 16th-century Spanish colonisation,...

BALIDBID LAGOON: SUP Tour on Bantayan Island

BALIDBID LAGOON: SUP Tour on Bantayan Island

Balidbid Lagoon is one of the most underrated tourist spots in Bantayan Island - a winding waterway of mangroves, saltwater and white sandy shores. Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of Santa Fe town, this lagoon is a welcome respite for those looking to get away...

PARADISE BEACH BANTAYAN ISLAND – Ultimate Guide

PARADISE BEACH BANTAYAN ISLAND – Ultimate Guide

There’s no doubt Bantayan Island is home to some of the best beaches in Cebu, but Paradise Beach Bantayan may just be the best on the island. A visit to Paradise Beach Bantayan will make you feel miles away from the rest of the world, tucked away on your own little...

VIRGIN ISLAND BANTAYAN: 6 Awesome Things To Do

VIRGIN ISLAND BANTAYAN: 6 Awesome Things To Do

 The pristine Virgin Island is a popular Bantayan Island tourist spot thanks to its stunning white sand beaches and crystal clear waters. With activities to enjoy all over the island - from snorkeling and swimming to cliff jumping and coastal walks - Virgin Island...

19 BEST SOUTH CEBU TOURIST SPOTS: The Ultimate Guide

19 BEST SOUTH CEBU TOURIST SPOTS: The Ultimate Guide

When it comes to adventure, South Cebu has it all. Known for its Gatorade blue waterfalls, whale shark encounter and beautiful beaches, you'll never run out of South Cebu tourist spots to explore. Whether you decide to stay for 2 days or 2 weeks, you can bet you'll be...

TUMALOG FALLS IN OSLOB, SOUTH CEBU

TUMALOG FALLS IN OSLOB, SOUTH CEBU

Tumalog Falls in Oslob is one of the most picturesque waterfalls in South Cebu. A sheer curtain of water trickles down the limestone cliff face, collecting in a large basin of milky blue water at the foot of the falls. This Cebu waterfall is a popular destination for...

14 BEST BEACH RESORTS IN SOUTH CEBU

14 BEST BEACH RESORTS IN SOUTH CEBU

If you ask us, we'll tell you South Cebu has it all. Good beaches, epic waterfalls, great adventure, and amazing resorts. It's one of our favourite places in the Philippines, and we recommend it to anyone looking to visit the country. If South Cebu is on your...

WHITE BEACH MOALBOAL: Basdaku Beach Guide

WHITE BEACH MOALBOAL: Basdaku Beach Guide

White Beach Moalboal, also known as Basdaku Beach, is the most popular beach in the busy tourist town of Moalboal, and one of the nicest South Cebu beaches. The first thing you need to understand about the Philippines is that any white sandy beach is going to attract...

HIDDEN BEACH EL NIDO: Ultimate Travel Guide

HIDDEN BEACH EL NIDO: Ultimate Travel Guide

Hidden Beach El Nido is a pristine cove of sparkling white sand and crystal clear water, tucked away behind a sheer limestone cliff. With so many beautiful El Nido tourist spots, it's hard to choose a favourite, but when it comes to an idyllic beach for a little...